High-tech surgeries such as transplants and other treatments have been put on hold in Argentina due to restrictions on imports that have resulted in a lack of medical inputs leading to the suspension of transplants and other treatments, Buenos Aires' Clarín reported.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Wednesday said her country was treating the dengue outbreak with the same degree of concern with which the Covid-19 pandemic was handled.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti and Cabinet Chief Juan Manzur arrived in Tucumán Friday after five healthcare professionals were reported to be suffering from pneumonia. Manzur is also a physician and a former federal Health Minister (2009-2015), in addition to being the current Governor of Tucumán, albeit on unpaid leave while discharging duties for the federal government.
Argentina's Health Ministry Carla Vizzotti insisted that people needed to get an additional shot of Covid-19 vaccine if the last application was over 120 days ago, regardless of the number of doses taken previously, and announced the country would have bivalent vaccines available in the first quarter of 2023.
Argentine health authorities reported Sunday a 280% increase in COVID-19 infections in one week, with 12,609 new detections and 9 deaths, a 12.5% increase.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Wednesday issued a series of recommendations given the increase in the number of COVID-19 infections nationwide.
Conservative groups in Argentina have filed a criminal case against Health Minister Carla Vizzotti and other government officials for promoting sterilization among teenagers at the age of 16, it was reported.
Argentine Ministers Daniel Filmus (Science), Carla Vizzotti (Health), and Jorge Taiana (Defense) convened at Antarctica's Marambio Base to announce the construction of three new laboratories and other undertakings in the area.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti confirmed that the mysterious respiratory disease in the province of Tucumán, which has caused so far 5 deaths, was bilateral pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti convened a meeting with “experts” to generate “strategies to strengthen epidemiological surveillance, work together with the jurisdictions to decentralize diagnosis, train health teams and generate information actions for society.”